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Introduction to the Catering and Hospitality Industry at EKC Group

Course description

Perfect if you want to develop basic skills needed to work in a catering or hospitality role.

Course content

You’ll learn about the various roles available within the catering and hospitality trade and decide which one best fits you. From general cooking skills to front of house skills, this programme will let you explore the various career opportunities this exciting industry has to offer.

You can look forward to the chance to participate in industrial trips and visits and take part in inter-college competitions.

This Study Programme has been designed in such a way that if you are not sure which vocational area you would like to study in, you will have the chance to move and sample a different area at various points in the year.

You will work towards external accreditation in employability skills and a vocational qualification.

This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications.

Assessment

You will learn through practical sessions in our kitchens and assessment will be through written work.

Financial information

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:
Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail broadstairs@eastkent.ac.uk)

Folkestone Campus 01303 858300 (or e-mail folkestone@eastkent.ac.uk)

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.

Additional expenses to consider include chef whites, knives, specialist equipment and books costing around £200.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this Study Programme you could move onto our Level 2 Study Programme.

Further information

Please Contact - Student Support Services on 01843 605062, e-mail: support.services@eastkent.ac.uk

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 07 March 2018
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    • EKC Group's Broadstairs College is  located on the Isle of Thanet in Broadstairs, Kent on the southeast coast of the United Kingdom.

      We offer an outstanding range of college Study Programmes across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.
       
      The Broadstairs campus is located on Ramsgate Road, and over the last three years over £25m has been invested in new facilities which include a Centre for Environmental Technologies, a centre for Creative Industries and a unique-4 Star Training hotel.
      EKC Group is committed to developing the prosperity and wellbeing of the communities we serve.